previous next
rĕpulsus , ūs, m. repello,
I.a driving back, repulsion, rebounding, reflection, reverberation (of light, sound, etc.; poet.; usually in abl. sing.): “(effigies) assiduo crebroque repulsu Rejectae,Lucr. 4, 106: “lucis,Claud. Cons. Mall. Theod. 106: stridor adaugescit scopulorum saepe repulsu, reechoing, Cic. poët. Div. 1, 7, 13: “repulsus raucos umbonum,Claud. B. Gild. 433: “dentium,” i. e. the striking together, Plin. 11, 37, 62, § 164: “durioris materiae,resistance, id. 8, 43, 68, § 169.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: